Native Plant Seed Collection Program for Lake Mead National Recreation Area

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Native Plant Seed Collection Program for Lake Mead National Recreation Area: GBI manages the Research Associate Program as one of its several programs. Partnering with federal and state agencies throughout the state of Nevada, provides training, work experience, and opportunities for environmental education to diverse youth across the state through conservation projects. This Task Agreement will provide early career professionals with an opportunity to learn about the environment and conservation project implementation as a Resource Assistant (RA). The RA will participate in a variety of resource management field projects and tasks relating to native plants and native plant seed collection and processing. These tasks include the following: survey, document, assess, report, propagate, collect, clean and prepare for storage native plant seed for restoration projects throughout southern Nevada and northeastern Arizona. Work will include surveying and accessing suitable native plant populations by vehicle or on foot; identification of native and non-native plants; care (including planting, weeding, and irrigation) for native plant seed increase fields; determine seed ripeness and viability; determine proper harvest, collection, cleaning and storage methods; and proper documentation of all accessions. The RA will perform all data management including GIS, Access, and photo data for all collections and the seed storage facility.
Federal Grant Title: Native Plant Seed Collection Program for Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Federal Agency Name: National Park Service (DOI-NPS)
Grant Categories: Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: P17AS00646
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 15.931
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: August 24th, 2017
Original Application Deadline: August 24th, 2017
Posted Date: August 10th, 2017
Creation Date: August 10th, 2017
Archive Date: September 10th, 2017
Total Program Funding: $33,307
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $33,307
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: August 10th, 2017
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Link to Full Grant Announcement
https://www.grants.gov
Grant Announcement Contact
Financial Agreements Officer Darren Battles (760) 367-5567
Darren_Battles@nps.gov

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